File No. 2151/215.
The Secretary of State to the French Ambassador. 1
Washington , October 9, 1908 .
My Dear Mr. Ambassador: I beg to inclose herewith this Government’s reply to the memorandum left at the department on September 14, by Mr. des Portes, setting forth the views of your Government regarding the state of affairs in Morocco growing out of the defeat of the forces of the Sultan Abd el Aziz by his successor Mulai Hafid.
An identic memorandum is to-day sent to the chargé d’affaires ad interim of Spain as a reply to the memorandum submitted by him in behalf of the Spanish Government.
I am, etc.,
- Same, mutatis mutandis, to the Spanish chargé Oct. 9, 1908.↩